Black Butterfly – My First Date with the .458 SOCOM Omen

Black Butterfly Ammunition review

Are you superstitious? Do you believe in the myth, the legend and the folklore surrounding Black Butterflies? For centuries many cultures have identified the black butterfly as a symbol of misfortune or death. The mere sight of this winged creature Continue reading Black Butterfly – My First Date with the .458 SOCOM Omen

How the Maker Overwatch Field 62 Grain .223 Expanding Ammunition Changed My Love Life

Maker Bullets Overwatch 62 Grain Review

To quote Buddy the Elf, “I’m in love, I’m in love and I don’t care who knows it!” Don’t tell my wife, but this is how I feel about the Maker Overwatch Field 62 grain.223 Expanding Ammunition. You see, this Continue reading How the Maker Overwatch Field 62 Grain .223 Expanding Ammunition Changed My Love Life

Winning With the In Laws and Stacking Wild Hogs – The NiteSite Night Vision Review

NiteSite review

My father-in-law had already told me “No,” but he didn’t know what he was saying “no” to.  I grabbed his .22-250 bolt action rifle fitted with an inexpensive no-name 3-9×40 scope I ran to the closet in the guest room Continue reading Winning With the In Laws and Stacking Wild Hogs – The NiteSite Night Vision Review

Hundreds of Hogs – Real World Hunting with the Trijicon EO REAP-IR

REAP-IR REVIEW

It’s the Friday before Labor Day and with the family in tow, we start the 2.5 hour trek west to the farm. This can mean only one thing… Labor Day Hog Hunting. Years ago, Labor Day weekend was when we Continue reading Hundreds of Hogs – Real World Hunting with the Trijicon EO REAP-IR

Hog Sniping with Suppressed Subsonic .308 Bolt Actions and Maker Bullets

308 subsonic hog hunting

You know the often used movie scene where the shooter mounts a silencer to a rifle, aims, then gets a too-good-to-be-true muffled pop as the gun fires while the bullet miraculously flies 500 yards or so taking down the target? Continue reading Hog Sniping with Suppressed Subsonic .308 Bolt Actions and Maker Bullets

When You Bring Your 300 WinMag and Nothing Goes As Planned

Hog Hunting with 300 Win Mag Federal Premium TLR

We have all had those trips in which we felt things were set perfectly, we had a great positive outlook and were ready for the challenges ahead no matter what. So there I was with the new 300 WinMag Federal Premium Continue reading When You Bring Your 300 WinMag and Nothing Goes As Planned

Trail to Table with Pulsar’s Newest Trail XP50 Thermal Riflescope

Hog Hunting with Pulsar XP50 thermal scope

The Trail, Pulsar’s new flagship thermal riflescope, was released this year at SHOT Show in Las Vegas and is starting to show up on shelves across the country. Weeks before its release, I was lucky enough to be a member Continue reading Trail to Table with Pulsar’s Newest Trail XP50 Thermal Riflescope

She’s 19 and Newly Minted High Tech Hunter

Hog hunt with Bushmaster Minimalist 300 BLK

It’s 1:30 in the morning under a moonless West Texas sky right in the middle of nowhere. She’s 19 years old, on her first hunt where the animals actually show up. She’s been around guns her whole life. Her dad Continue reading She’s 19 and Newly Minted High Tech Hunter

Locavore! The Reasons Americans Hunt Aren’t What They Used To Be

Locavore and the reasons we hunt

It’s been said that the only constant is change. While that’s debatable, I was surprised to see the results of a survey released just one week ago. What motivates hunters as a whole has indeed changed. Well aware that surveys Continue reading Locavore! The Reasons Americans Hunt Aren’t What They Used To Be

Galil ACE .308 – Finally a .308 Battle Rifle / Hog Hunter That Meets My Do-It-All Demands

IWI Galil ACE .308 Review

Me reviewing the IWI Galil .308 here may surprise some people. Over the last few years my lack of enthusiasm for the .308 is no secret. I have expressed it in articles, blogs and to my friends. It’s not some Continue reading Galil ACE .308 – Finally a .308 Battle Rifle / Hog Hunter That Meets My Do-It-All Demands